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? can you give us any more feelings on that?you listed it as one of the , but can you be more graphic? can you give us any more detail as to the extent about the cuts to our military capability. -- our military capability? statess in the united and one of those involved in protecting the government's thetion when we published strategic defense and security review in october of 2010. remarks, in my opening the administration at that time, although there were some underlying concerns, they were persuaded that we were going to spectrum of full capabilities, that they were reassured that our defense spending would remain above 2%, certainly throughout the life of this parliament, and that the numbers we were talking about for interventions in the future were scalable. they were not as great as we have managed before, but they were nevertheless militarily significant numbers for continuing operations and for large single operations. i talked also about the niche areas. they were reassured may be surprised we were putting an extra $1 billion with this parliament and that money was going to
check check >> the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative deal to keep u.s. troops past next year as av gab elders gather to talk about the agreement. no deal as world powers try to come to terms on a solution on iran's nuclear program. >> henry trey raydull takes a leave of absence to seek treatment after pleading guilty to the buying of cocaine. >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. a decision on the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan now in the hands of a council of tribal leaders. more than a decade after america entered the region thousands of delegates are gathering on thursday, known as the loya jirga. they'll accept or reject a security pact. u.s. forces that remain after next year will receive immunity from afghan courts - that was a key point. also - american forces will not target afghanistan civilians, including in their home. afghanistan will fund the forces. secretary of state john kerry clarified a key part of the deal. >> it is entirely train, equip and desist. there's no combat role for the american forces. the bilateral agreement is an effo
program uses sophisticated buy metric checks to decide who should get a handout of rations. it is a massive logistical exercise that costs $8 million a month. kenya has paid a heavy price and the time is now right for refugees to go. the reactions are calculated to make sure each person gets just enough nutrition to survive. earlier this month, the agency announced it was cutting food by a quarter, thanks to a budget shortfall. >> the reduction in rations has nothing to do with the agreement. it is just a coincidence. the refugees don't see it that way. for them, it sends a very clear message that both the kenyans have had enough of them. >> this man understands how his community feels. he knows are nobody who thinks somalia is now safe. >> i want to thank the unhcr and kenyan government for hosting us, but as a 11 gee leader, i don't think many are willing to go back. >> very few. i'm not sure any will go right now. >> if you want to get a sense of just how things still are in somalia, consider this. the place that refugees run to is always better than the home they've lef
forth. away from that. our hope is the process of the next months and years will unable us to do that. thank you, chairman menendez, for convening our second hearing to consider the convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. think you, secretary kerry, for your ongoing leadership. protecting the rights of disabled persons has historically garnered the support of all americans. ratification would solidify the strong u.s. commitment to equal opportunity for disabled persons, protection for disabled americans abroad, wounded veterans. greatear we missed a opportunity. it's my hope that we don't make the same mistake again. mr. secretary, this entire hearing strikes me as revisiting important fundamental issues that need to be asked and answered to reassure those of my constituents who have not heard yes yet. in your view, what is the response to critics who charge the sea rpd that would violate u.s. sovereignty, and the disabilities committee would be empowered under this treaty to dictate how the iron states treat people with disabilities here at home. sovereignty,ct to ther
background, making her show the highest rated talk show in television history. oprah winfrey has used her influence to support underserved communities and lift up the lives of young people, especially young women around the world. in her story, we are reminded that no dream can be deferred when we refuse to let life's bstacles keep us down. [applause] >> the medal of freedom honorees, please. [applause] all right, that concludes the formal part of today's ceremony. i want to thank all of you for eing here. obviously, we are deeply indebted to those who we honor here today. we're going to take some pictures with them and their family members. the rest of you, i understand the food here is pretty good. [laughter] o i hope you enjoy the reception and i hope we carry away from this a reminder of what jfk understood to be the essence of the american spirit, that it is represented here and that some of us may be less talented, but we all had the pportunity to serve and open people's hearts and minds in our maller orbits. i hope everybody has been inspired as i have been in participating and bei
minister argued for a --e active western european we had theink example of the use of chemical weapons in syria and it was the american president who had to persuade prime minister cameron. prime minister cameron already saw the need for action. in both countries, public opinion was extremely cautious. a majority was opposed to any form of direct military action, which is what came through here. that was ultimately the reason why american policy evolved as it did. even before the american position eve alt, my immediate reaction -- evolved, my immediate reaction was that it the type ofange relationship we have with america in one go. watching the american reaction in the days ahead for the president felt it necessary to consult congress. had there been a congressional vote, it it would have been touch and go. numbers and the house looked to be negative. in terms of having the u.k. and ,he u.s. at a popular level there is quite a shared set of views in the world we are in after afghanistan. the house of commons vote as having a negative vote on the u.k.-u.s. relations. the u.s. was in th
to give us some perspective on the situation. isn't north korea on the u.s. state department list of countries to avoid for u.s. citizens? >> the state department can only advise americans not to go to certain countries, in this case north korea, but mr. newman had the freedom to go there if we wanted if granted a visa. he went via a beijing-based tour company. you can tell imagine that before they bring any tourist into north korea, because this is quite a type of specific adventure traveling, that they would warn people what to do and what not to do, and one thing they make very clear is you have to listen to your north korean guide. that was the experience we had ourselves. they tell you what to do and where to go, and you are not supposed to step out of the hotel room. >> so melissa what kind of recourse does the family have? >> unfortunately the family will have to wait and depend on the state department. this is something the north koreans will try to use to their advantage, perhaps to get food aid or some sort of concession from the united states. >> and the north koreans a
breaks for companies that are shipping jobs overseas. they have even been used to block common sense, and widely supported steps to protect more americans from gun violence. even as families of victims sat in the senate chamber and watched. they have prevented far too many americans from serving their country. it has harmed our economy, and be harmful to our democracy. and it's brought us to the point where a simple majority vote no longer seems to be sufficient for anything. even routine business. through what is supposed to be the world's greatest then rahtive body. i realize that neither party has been blameless. for these tactics. they have developed over the years. and it seems as if they are continually escalated but today's pattern of obstruction it just isn't normal. it's not what our founders envisioned. the deliberate and determined effort to obstruct everything no matter where the merits just to refight the results of an election is not normal. and for the sake of future generations we can't really become normal. so i support the step the majority of senators took to chang
h. this is al jazeera. >> hello there, welcome our top stories. any deal keeping u.s. troops won't get final approval until after he leaves office. >> with all the news from europe, as three women are freed by police in london, after being held as slaves for 30 years. and no release, ukraine's refuses and drops plans for a landmark trade deal with europe. also ahead, go home. somali refugees in kenya have told they have to leave, they say that will put them back in danger. and on the frail of the lizard kings. the world's most notorious wild life trafficker. afghanistan's president has announced he won't sign an agreement to keep u.s. troops there after next year. they should support the deal, but that he would leave it to the next president to give its final approval. elections are due in 24 teen. one of the most contention issues in the security packet is giving u.s. troops immunity from prosecution under afghan law. as well as the right to self-defense. but only if forces ask them to, and finally troops numbers. if the draft is signed up to 15,000 american soldiers could stay
." >> this is bbc world news america. the u.s. agrees with afghanistan on language that would allow american troops to day past -- stay pass 2014. now they wait to see if the country's tribal elders will also sign on. >> we agreed on language that would be submitted, but they have to pass it. >> the next round of negotiations over iran's nuclear -- starts in geneva. trail, with the number of women at the top. >> for all our viewers in -- on public television in america and around the well. the united states and afghanistan agreed to the final talk -- security deal that would allow american troops to stay in the country after 2014. willkerry has revealed it now go before the grand council of afghan elders, the loya jirg a. not discussrry did details. >> we have agreed on language that would be submitted to the loya jirga, but they have to pass it. i think it is inappropriate for me to comment at all on any of the details. it is up to the people of afghanistan. >> john kerry there. for more on the agenda of that important meeting of afghan elders, this report from kabul. >> the delegates gathering fo
york: a tentative agreement allows for thousands of u.s. troops to stay in that country until 2024 training and assisting afghan troops. it does not allow troops to take on combat and needs to be approved by a council of elders. the u.s. and other world powers are in geneva discussing the nuclear program. the agreement an limiting the nuclear capability in exchange for easing sanctions is possible. >> the florida congressman that pleaded guilty to drug charges has taken a leave of absence, henry trey raydull was caught buying from an undercover police officer. >> bill clinton was one of 16 given the medal of freedom. others were loretta lynn, ernie banks, and media mooingual oprah winfrey. the medal of freedom was created 16 years ago. >> pat quinn signed into law same-sex marriage legislation. kentucky. explosive details of bomb makers that made their way to the u.s. consider this - how could the american government let them resettle in america? and paul ryan predict an end to the theatrical budget. will they produce one? >> a rod storms out of an appeals hearing. was it a stunt?
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because open data has helped us spark innovative and fuel further economic development, it has potential and we've seen the largest positive impacts happening at the city level. here at the local level, we have a unique opportunity to reevent and reimagine the opportunity we can have between our city residents and government, we've seen open data used in practice already and we can see how it can accomplish all of the positive benefits i mentioned, whether it's to help publish health scores on their website, helping residents making healthier choice, or make sf rec park to help people make picnic reservations or using your smart phone, all the examples i just mentioned are real examples of how open data can improve the lives of our city resident, further fuel economic growth here in san francisco. specifically, this ordinance will enumerate open data numerical standards, it creates a sense of accountability and certain for the public and entrepreneurial community, it creates city staff and agencies to interact with the public about relevant data set and is the priority of certain data se
buena. they have heard us for everyone's desire to maintain the gardens in the future. i'm optimistic that the final decision will be made by the mayor's and board of supervisors next year will be a good one. what i want to draw your attention to right now, as staff noted you will still be the policy body for the gardens until the transfer is done perhaps in 2015. by then, major redesign of parts of a gardens for the expansion project will have been finished. it will be done. it won't matter what any success or entity thinks about it. there are major changes being proposed by the master project in the children's garden and parts of cb 2. as far as i can tell the date they have acted as if you don't exist. community people, even though it your property and you are the body for the gardens for what should and shouldn't be there and what should or shouldn't change. we really want to draw your attention to this. you should have equal role with the city with regard to the expansion project designed impacts on the gardens. your job is protecting integrity of the gardens, the quality of the
was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water sy
it to a whole new level for us. >>> and premiere cast. the "hungary games" gang in new york tonight as "catching fire" mania heats up to a fever pitch. it's going to be a record-breaking weekend. and we've got the inside look. >> announcer: keep it right here, america. "nightline" is back in just 60 seconds. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. >>> good evening. and thanks for joining us. with thanksgiving around the corner, family dysfunction is on many of our minds. but in one courtroom today it's at a different level entirely. a mother of five accused of enlisting two hitmen to try to kill her husband. but this pernicious pair, not exactly pros. no, they were family. you could call it an inside
uses will be. so will that be part of the recycled land use that goes to the city i don't see that in the memo or your presentation >> if i - let me see if i can answer your question. the land uses are very broad that are outlined in the phase and a lot of the language has to do - i mean the board categories the education it can be a lot of things but the main reminded those uses be selected in collaboration with the community. it didn't have to be the standard like schools and police but a senior center or a which will care center it's broad so we - i'm - we still have that obligation to work with the community to figure out what the uses are going to be and also assist with the financial obligation we still have that obligation but the ownership of the real estate wouldn't be with us and at least they're hoping very much we're going to be actively working on that because the city, you know, isn't as familiar with obviously with the requirement that in the phase and they're looking to us to help figure out what the uses are going to be in the program >> okay i won't belabor
for you. an effort to limit filibusters in the u.s. senate. how it could bring about major change. the u.s. security agreement with afghanistan could be on hold. what it could mean for american forces. and the story behind this, the final resting place of jfk. >>> there could be a game changer considering that security agreement between the u.s. and afghanistan. it involves the issue of trust. afghan president, karzai, indicating that he does not trust the u.s. the well is so tainted, that president obama sent a letter to karzai promising to respect his nation's laws and sovereignty withdrawing with caution. and mike, the leadership that the president needs right now, is to be broadsided by karzai. >> one more thing from karzai to this president in particular. you're right, the president has written a letter to him, saying that yes, we have come to an agreement on the bilateral security agreement. and the united states is on questioned to ending the combat mission of american forces in afghanistan. the longest war in american history. the president writes that karzai will be cooperating an
for centuries as the lifeblood of the country's timber business. >> if you use elephants, you don't need wider roads, or a car, or a heavy duty machine. >> with their immense strength, these elephants can haul logs with minimal damage to the forest. they have survived wars, and decades of dictatorship. but now, the future of myanmar's timber elephants, and their handlers, is at risk. >> in order to make money, we have to fire some employees. since logging extraction is reduced, they will be fired. >> with the myanmar government drastically reducing timber extraction by 2014, livelihoods are on the line. >> yes, we are suffering because we have been working in this industry for a long time. >> after decades of lost opportunities, today myanmar is racing to catch up. some of the changes sweeping through the country are wrenching, - and will reach far corners. >> i'm nirmal ghosh, on this edition of 101 east, we gain rare access to remote elephant logging camps and ask, "is this is the end of myanmar's timber elephants?" >> for centuries, myanmar's tropical hardwood has been in demand across the
that is that for tonight's "willis report." thanyou for joining us and don't forget to dvr the show if you cannot catch us live. we will see you back here tomorrow. [applause] ♪ lou: president obama's public approval rating has sunk to the lowest level of his presidency just one year after being reelected. his public disapproval rating has risen to the highest level of his presidency and unfortunately for the president, there is no evidence of a political or policy success either at home or abroad. the mako. ♪ lou: good evening, everyone, the obamacare train wreck in the president's efforts to mislead congress and the american people continue to take a toll on the president's popularity. a new cbs news poll measuring the president's job job approval at a record low 37%. that is a 9% decline in just the last month. the president now has a record high, 67% approval -- disapproval, rather, which has risen 8% in one month. those horrific numbers have been attributed largely but not exclusively to the failed obamacare rollout. the same poll found only 31% approval for the president's
. hamid karzai told them he received a letter from barack obama assuring him u.s. troops would raid afghan homes in exceptional circumstances. >> translation: our loya jirga has only got one purpose - that is to discuss and deeply investigate the security agreement with the u.s. you are here representing the afghan nation, my dear elders, scholars, clergy and everyone else. you are representing a nation that has suffered for the last 40 years. you are gathered here to look at a vital issue for the afghan nation and discuss and consult about that issue. i was under pressure not to organise a loya jirga. but when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the loya jirga. >> let's look closer at the u.s.-afghan deal that could see up to 15,000 foreign troops stay in the country. the draft bilateral agreement, or bsa gives washington essentially what it wanted - immunity from prosecution for u.s. forces and gives them the right of self-defence; permission to carry out house raids after 2014, but only at the afghan military's invitation. jane ferguson is live in kabul.
several letters and we've worked with people in the past and our e-mail that we used to e-mail blast people. for some reason there were people that said they didn't get notice. we had a copy of the letter that we sent to him. he turned in a bid four months after. we were able to reverse a contract that had gone out and awarded to him because he was local. so we are trying. and then once we found that situation, we made sure that all the data we had was correct for the next phase. we made sure he was in the data base to get the notification the next time around. we've been improved but something address are in correct and they haven't gone through the certification and we are just going through the most recent list that we have. >> okay. >> george bridges, i would like to add that often the companies will have an e-mail and it might be an admin person and they are no longer there and when the offering comes to them the small business has not changed their e-mail address. we try to remind them, if there is anything that has changed, make sure you contact either us or the cen
>>> sealing the deal the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative agreement that will keep thousand of american troops there after 2014. now hamid karzai must sell the idea to tribal leaders. >> trey raydull takes a leave of absence after pleading guilty to drug possession. >> and rising from the ashes, a volcanic eruption in japan creates an island in the pacific ring of fire. >> good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the future of american troops in afghanistan is being decided by a group of afghan tribal leaders. afghan and american leaders said yes to a security deal and today afghan president hamid karzai is pushing a council to accept it. the decision now lies with the loya jirga. >> translation: you are here representing the afghan nation. i was under pressure not to organise the loya jirga. when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the jirgas. >> up to 15,000 troops could remain in the region if the security pact is signed, including 8,000-12,000 american troops. >> it is entirely train, equip and assist - there is no
explosive details of bomb makers that made their way to the u.s. consider this - how could the american government let them resettle in america? and paul ryan predict an end to the theatrical budget. will they produce one? >> a rod storms out of an appeals hearing. was it a stunt? welcome to "consider this". we begin with an f.b.i. investigation into the possibility reported by a.b.c. news that several dozen iraqi or african bomb -- iraqi or afghanistan bomb makers could be living in the u.s. f.b.i. agents are working through a warehouse stacked with remains of 100,000. >> -- 100,000. >> eds that could connect the bomb makers with homes in the u.s. it was sparked by the 2009 arrests and convictions of two men living in bowling green, both admitting they had attacked u.s. soldiers as members of al-qaeda and pleaded guilty to supporting terrorism as they shipped various arms to iraqi inurge ents. they vi have been a threat to the homeland, caught on tape about plans to assassinate an army captain that fought in iraq. one said, and i quote, "many things should take place, it
of its parent group. on the bbc's plans to launch his arm and drug problem trick in teenage sons with us to this morning helping that guarantees that ma and pa for the peaceful use of it ukraine's parliament describ a bill allowing child takes one to seek the attention paid to be treated as though fetching trade talks with the heat which has been inherited by the country's shattered the player. he's like a moth that this is on skype with me here next. the tree. us troops may remain in me down in the woods and still they carrying out miniature operations after the end of a combat mission in twenty fourteen spots and raw security deal suggests on down the president is touching the assembly of the country's adult is to support it. that's why are they saying as little trust between him and washington in the late jack that council has started debating the drops guiding the role of american troops in afghanistan after this trial according to the freshly into agreement up to sixteen thousand us soldiers will stay for ten more days and possibly beyond. there will be playing a support role i've b
, filibustering has been used to mark many of his judicial nominees senates voted to change the rules now only 51 votes will be needed. rather than 60 to approval judicial posts. delegates from iran and six world powers are back on the negotiating table at this hour, they are said to be reviewing a draft, at the preliminary deal to curb iran's nuclear program. afghan president is urging his country's tribal leaders to approval a security agreement with the united states. that despite the miss trust on both sides. he claims. if a deal is approved some american troops would stay in afghanistan after 2014, and a jury in california has just awarded apple $290 million in the retrial of a patent enfringement case against samsung. the original verdict has given apple more than $1 billion in damages, samsung was found guilty of copying several features from the i-phone. and those are the headlines at this hour. inside story is next on al jazeera america. when you kept get your way, again and again. go nuclear. if you were holding outz. hope that bipartisanship still had aerolite to play, you can give up.
. the u.s. and other world powers are in geneva discussing the nuclear program. both sides say an agreement on limiting nuclear capability in exchange for easing sanctions it possible. >> former president bill clinton is one of 16 given the medal of freedom. others include loreta lynn, ernie banks and television legend oprah winn free. the award was created by john f kennedy. "consider this" is next. i'll be back later. and you can get the latest on aljazeera.com. >> al qaeda in kentucky. explosive details of bomb makers that made their way to the u.s. consider this - how could the american government let them resettle in america? and paul ryan predict an end to the theatrical budget. will they produce one? >> a rod storms out of an appeals hearing. was it a stunt? welcome to "consider this". we begin with an f.b.i. investigation into the possibility reported by a.b.c. news that several dozen iraqi or african bomb -- iraqi or afghanistan bomb makers could be living in the u.s. f.b.i. agents are working through a warehouse stacked with remains of 100,000. >> -- 100,000. >> ed
using the same precedent our democratic friends want to set. so they want to have it both ways. but this sort of gerrymandered vision of the nuclear option is really just wishful thinking. as the ranking member of the judiciary committee, senator grassley, pointed out yesterday. the majority leader changes the rules for some judicial nominees, he is effectively changing them for all judicial nominees, including the supreme court, as senator grassley pointed out just yesterday. so look, i realize this sort of wishful thinking might appeal to the uninitiated newcomers in the democratic conference who served exactly zero days in the minority, but the rest of you guys in the conference should know better. those of you who have been in the minority before should know better. let's remember how we got here. let's remember that it was senate democrats who pioneered, who literally pioneered the practice of filibustering circuit court nominees and who have been its biggest proponents in the very recent past. after president bush was elected, they even held a retreat in which they discus
you for joining us, that is it for us. "all in" with chris hayes starts right now. >>> good evening from new york, i'm chris hayes, and this evening, just a few hours ago the senate came to another one of its truly embarrassing avoidable standoffs. and it happened even though democrats and republicans had previously agreed on how to proceed on competing legislation. legislation over one of the biggest issues facing our country today. here is what happened. the one big thing that the senate needs to do before the thanksgiving break is pass the national authorization act of the defense bill. and this year, that bill is the terrain of one of the most interesting david and goliath battles. last year alone, an estimated 26,000 instances of unwanted sexual contact, including aggravated sexual assault and rape, according to a survey of active duty members of the military. the defense department estimates that 86 and a half percent of these violent sexual crimes go unreported. and there is a clear-cut disagreement on how to report, prosecute and prevent the sexual assaults in the military.
to acknowledge that commissioner melgar has joined us. >> so, with that then. >> we will start with item eleven? >> yes >> item eleven, discussing concerning whether dbi should adopt a new policy regarding intake and response of anonymous code violation and complaints. good morning commissioners, and i am already the deputy director of the services. and the discussion concerning the dbi should adopt the new policy we are just looking at options for this right now, currently we get complaints on 311, from the internet, on the phone. and a lot of times it is hard to know the source of the complaint and it can be anonymous and when the complaints are made they are made in all directions and they are complaints from one complaint, complaints from everyone. and so sometimes it is difficult to assimilate these complaints because sometimes they come in all directions. so what is the policy, i mean... >> right now we take complaints anonymous. >> through the phone and through the internet and through 311. and for the counter and we make a complaint and we investigate the complaint and we try to investi
to use the speaker since you are so sick. good afternoon, director and president johnson. committee members. my name is danny cook, the executive vice-president. i have worked primarily in the san francisco bay area since 1980. in fact i'm sort of returning to my original campground because my first project was a united states postal service general mill handling facility on evans. i have also worked with the former redevelopment agencies on the yerba buena gardens and the children's center. i would like to introduce some of my colleagues that have been involved on blocks 50-51. i would ask them to stand as i call their name and stay standing. cheryl smith is the director of community affairs, she is ably assisted by her project manager terry mitchell and patrick banks is our site development manager for blocks 50 and 51 which is a subject of our discussion today. thank you. robert sub she has been selected as the correct county -- contractor for blocks 51, 50, and 54. the blocks are being awarded to 84 percent. there is still some contracting to be done. 53, 54 has just been bid an
card. >> she doesn't use them. >> i put them in a drawer. it is never to be seen again. let's check where we stand as we approach this final stretch on wall street. dow jones industrial average in rally mode, thank you very much. triple digit move. up 102 points. 16,003 last friday. nasdaq composite also doing well. almost 50 points higher. the s&p 500, also very strong today. very broad based move. we are at the highs right now. >> i know which drawer to go to in your desk. >> i got a whole bunch of gift cards. joining us now on our "closing bell exchange" to talk more about investing, heather hughes from sunamerica. john doyle. keith fitzgerald. good to see everybody. thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >> john, let me kick it off with you. would you buy into this rally right here? very strong day. broad based rally. you want to put new money to work? you think this goes higher going into year end? >> i think the fed has been giving us a little mixed signal. i think moving forward we're going to be looking at a very accommodative environment for a number of months. we
us to enter your money questions. lori: a rally underway. let's head to the stock exchange for a check in with nicole petallides. the s&p looking to snap three days of decline. nicole: the dow is doing great, the s&p 500 holding up. we will see if we can stop the recent declines we've seen, we had uncertainty, back and forth action. the dow went over the line 37 times yesterday. right now 15,974, crossing the 16,000 mark and not sure we have a closing a again, closing record and that will lead the 40th record of the year. let's talk about retailers here, dollar tree and target. these names and down arrows and dollar tree miss their quarterly numbers for the estimates and shares of been dropping, intense competition from wal-mart and the light and target talks about consumers, higher taxes, unemployment, really looking to the gradual economy as one of the reasons they're not meeting their profits. adam: following breaking news in the senate voting to adopt the so-called nuclear option, changing the rules when it comes to filibuster. rich edson in washington with how this cou
the us but others are upset and disappointed. three of its quantitative easing in the next few months since i stamped the stores in georgia at one time. once i knew that her state of over twenty firsts here in korea life from school and keeping them from unpaid so much for joining us. we begin this evening with the revelation of fresh evidence of illegal electioneering by the nation's spy agency the prosecution has uncovered more than one million additional twitter messages by agents of the national intelligence service. i couldn't see her smile the allegations that the national intelligence service medal in elections last year by posting political comments in favor of the conservative ruling party and twitter and other websites are piling up the prosecution announced thursday that the half confirmed the nation's spy agency posted an additional one point two million politically slanted weeks the aim of influencing last year's commentary and presidential election according to prosecutors all of the annuity found co star in violation of the election law and nis law that bans agents from
.m. and to boston at the jfk presidential library and museum for a musical tribute with james taylor, and the u.s. naval academy women's elite club performing selections from the president's state funeral. earlier today john kerry testified at why he was thinking it was important to ratify a disabilities treaty. efforts to ratify the treaty failed last year. this hearing is an hour, 20 minutes. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> good morning. this hearing will come to order. let the first start by thanking secretary kerry for being with us today for this second hearing on the ratification of the crpd, and i think, first, you have the thanks of us for the incredible work you have been doing on behalf of our country, and your presence today sends a strong message about the importance of this issue. we appreciate you taking the time to come back to the committee to support the treaty. we convene the second hearing on ratification, having received the support of thousands of people and organizations, all of whom are look
something that would give us a negotiating point where we could consider moving forward with a final repeal of this problem. but in fact, the legislative branch consists of two bodies. this body and the other body on the other side. until the finance committee acts, there's little more that the energy and commerce can do to push that bill forward. mr. speaker, today's rule provides for consideration of a critical bill, to ensure our energy infrastructure needs are being met. mr. pompeo has done a good job. i applaud him and our committee for the thoughtful legislation. i urge my colleagues to support both the rule and the underlying bill. i'm now prepared to yield back >> in a few moments, today's presidential medal of freedom ceremony at the white house. marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president kennedy and a ceremony at the internal flame in arlington national cemetery. national security adviser susan rice on u.s. policy in the asia-pacific region. later, a discussion of relations between the u.s. and united kingdom. >> a typical day would begin with
with us. i want to thank my family members who came. it would have been my great uncle robert kennedy's birthday today. and while we are on the subject of birthdays, you are all invited to my 21st. 1960 three, my grandfather, president john f. kennedy, formally established the annual presentation of the presidential medal of freedom. madeing persons "who have exceptionally meritorious contributions to the security and national interests of the united states, to world peace, crotch role, or other significant doublet or private endeavors." my grandfather, a veteran of world war ii, a u.s. congressman and senator and president, use the avenue of public service to make his kind basins to this country, this planet, and all men. he recognized his path was but one of many and that service can and does manifest itself in different ways. years, the middle of freedom has been awarded to artists, painters, musicians, composers, dancers whose expressions prompt our own reflections. roles who sees our imagination. two poets and authors whose stories stir our souls and make sense of our struggles.
will be passing year. while at present we have an imbalance in the minimum of people potentially useful tools for critique and see it but nothing comparable in relation to the norms to doctors. john doc and told us the soul. but he did so at a time when richard haas is cranking up negotiations with the north's political parties of all outstanding issues that the troubles. top of that list. the past. today the american diplomat who was in gary toomey groups including families who've lost loved ones and sunday the market. i did alright we don't think that. we need to get stuff. about all those few summer ice the reactions of victims' families from all sites. the ulster unionist party was closer to the court friday negotiations in nineteen ninety eight the dup had left the table the reaction of the current uup leader to jonathan's comments was typical of what's being said the cost of political spectrum. when i do agree with the attorney general of the verses that we have yet to come up with a mechanism for dealing with the cost which eloise said the demand for them will want them in full which w
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the board of appeals instead of the board of supervisors like a conditional use and it is also different from the conditional use in the sense that the conditional use requires the very specific findings about whether or not the project is necessary or desirable and those type of findings are not required for this type of project. and it was really designed and it is written to the code that this is very much, about design review. and again, these exceptions that can be granted are really based on whether or not the project meets the intent of those code sections, but, the large project size, and good design, makes it okay, to grant those exceptions. so, with that behind us, just in the background about the specific project that you notif requirement for the large project are the same as the conditional use and that means that you must meet the notice by mail and the owners or property within 300 feet of the project site and this also requires 312 notification and also created and that requireds notification, and no notification to owners and to the occupants within 150 feet. and this di
it doesn't take into account the emission cuts possible when using nuclear plants. others at the conference are lining up with their criticisms. >> translator: now is not the time to lower the target. japan should aim to meet the previous target. >> translator: generally speaking, i'm very disappointed with the new target. whatever their explanation is, we want to see action. we want to see results. >> the u.s. special envoy for climate change defended japan. todd stern says the company is under special restrictions after the accident at fukushima. >>> a senior white house official says u.s. president barack obama will visit asia in april of next year. national security adviser susan rice said the u.s. remains committed to rebalancing its security and economic priorities to the asia pacific region. >> to address emerging challenges as effectively as we deter conventional threats, we're urging our allies and partners to take greater responsibility for defending our common interests and values. >> rice expressed hope for japan's goal to launch a national security council that would oversee th
business is half of the trouble. we don't think about what is going on around us. >> a lot goes on. >> people hide in the middle of people. in big cities, it is quite easy to hide that kind of situation. everyone is going on about their old business -- own business. >> cities keep secrets. tonight, one of london's darkest might have been exposed. >> people hide in the middle of people. in south london where the women were alleged to be held captive. there are so many questions we don't know. are you getting an indication of how these women were freed? >> we have a pretty good idea of what happened. on the workbc news of the freedom charity in relation to forced marriages was shown last month. he women apparently watched that. calledthem watched and wa the charity helpline. it opened up that discussion. later, it was possible for the police to a rescue -- to rescue those women and put them in a place of safety. we understand that they are deeply traumatized. old,f the women, 30 years the suggestion is that she has never lived in anything other than slavery. she was born into servitu
president mohammed morsi was ousted in july. the u.s. and afghanistan have reached an agreement governing american troops and contractors who stay past 2014, when the official nato combat mission ends. it sets out troop numbers and conditions under which they'll operate. secretary of state john kerry confirmed today that a deal was reached, but he gave no details. he also denied reports that the u.s. will apologize for civilian deaths. >> let me be clear. president karzai didn't ask for an apology, there was no discussion of an apology. there will be... there is no... i mean, it's just not even on the table. we have agreed to language to be submitted to a loya jirga and they have to pass it. >> ifill: the loya jirga, or gathering of afghan elders, opens tomorrow in kabul. joseph paul franklin, a serial killer who targeted blacks and jews in the late 1970s, has been put to death in missouri. he was executed by lethal injection this morning. in addition to the murders, franklin admitted shooting civil rights leader vernon jordan, who survived the attack and "hustler" magazine publisher larr
>> thanks for joining us. we aappreciate your time >>> welcome to "world news." tonight coming to america, exclusive fbi video, armed terrorists living and plotting in a kentucky town. how did affiliates of al qaeda sneak into the heartland. abc's brian ross investigates. >>> tourist taken. why was an 85-year-old american veteran traveling on a tour taken captive in north korea. >>> critical condition tonight, "world news" tackles your hospital bills out of control. >> it was shocking. >> why should you pay $15 for one pill that can be bought for three cents. >>> final flight, the view on air force one, what really happened in the plane as it carried president kennedy on his last trip from dallas back to washington 50 years ago. >>> and a good evening on this wednesday night. as we come on the air abc news has learned that the fbi is on the move, investigating evidence that trained terrorists were able to come into the u.s. as refugees and slip right into the heartland. it seems they sneaked in with thousands and thousands of legitimate refugees from iraq, and there are new ima
, adults taking an active role to intervene when we witness bullying. >> all of us are humbled by the virus, how systemic it's become. how do you get your hands around that? for me it's top down and bottom up. we are authority figures and what we do for our children and that's care, but we need to empower them to become the leaders they are waiting to become. this notion of youth adult partnership is esoteric in its term but on the ground how do you operationalize it, those things in the public school who are working so hard to meet the required mandates. schools are driven by mandates, academic achievement, achievement, enrollment. but the conditions in which the virus grows, if you follow the metaphor that bullying is a systemic virus, then the environment has to change so the virus cannot grow and the only way the environment changes is if youth and adults begin to speak with one voice about changing the social norms that allows it to happen. it makes sense to most of us, you have it khaifrpb the social norms. we must educate. but we must go beyond thinking more rigor will get us b
in support of an eta system. i think some of us, you know, have been crying in the wilderness for many years for not even a centralized dispatch system per se but just an integrated system so that if you call a company and they couldn't provide you with a cab and there was another company that could and you were willing to take it you could get that cab and that has never happened because cab companies have blocked it down the line. now we have a system that doesn't even require company participation, it's a combination between the prospective passenger and the driver. i think companies have a role in this but i don't think that they are the prime actors in this. and there's just too many balkanization. one is availability and the other is the efficiency of delivering that service and that's where things have fallen down. the ability to get a cab, any cab in the city potentially through a taxi app is essential, an essential tool now in terms of competition. but i do have to say that i do have problems with this contract and it has to do with the extent and the scope of the information that w
on the cartridges found at the sites. we had the same dma which allowed us to be certain that the dna which appeared in three different locations was the dna of the perpetrator of these acts. already known to the authorities. he had previously been jailed for his role in the notorious 1994 killing spree, providing a weapon that was used by young couples to kill three policemen and a taxi driver. dekhar has now been placed in medical custody while investigators wait for him to improve enough for questioning. not long ago the paris prosecutor give a press conference with more information on just how the police tracked down the shooter. let's get an explanation. coming aboutls about how police tracked down the man. they said the decisive turning point was this witness who came forward who recognized abdelhakim dekhar from the photo , the images which have been broadcast in a public appeal for information. they said this man had been a friend of the suspect, a friend of long date. they had known each other 13 years and met in london. they had seen each other several times since. in fact, abdelhakim dekh
of going hungry. we really look at this, even though it is very difficult thing to measure we used the income as a proxy, we know that this is a high cost of living in san francisco and that the federal pofcy are not adjusted so we use a below 200 percent of poverty as a proxy for being at risk for food insecurity. and i am going to show you a map right now that just kind of illustrates the number of residents that are at that income level, in each census district and the darker colors are showing the concentration between 2,000 and 3800 residents and the little bit lighter gray, and it is still a dark gray is between 1,000 and 2,000 of peach in each that are below 200 and even in the city where it is a medium shade, and each of those is 200 and 1,000 people below 200 percent of poverty. >> so as you can see... >> my apologies, you don't have a copy, do you? >> i could send it to you. >> i have it on my phone. >> so, we know that this is a problem throughout all districts in san francisco. and i would like to talk a little bit about the health and implications food security is link
in residential areas as an accessory use. the provisions that allow this to exist are defined pretty clearly in state law. the city had some -- has some options in terms of how we're implementing it. this is what the planning department recommends. this item is at the planning commission this thursday. most specifically, the cottage food ordinance that's proposed allows for the sale -- for the production and sale of certain foodstuffs out of the home in a space up to a third of that space. and the reasons for this are that it provides some more healthier options, helps people supplement their income slightly and pushes us along the path for more sustainable food sources at a small level. supervisor chiu has long been interested in these issues. he carried a urban agricultural legislation in 2011 and looks forward to carrying further ag legislation when additional state law changes in the near future. the legislation also makes two changes related to accessory uses more generally. accessory uses essentially -- the secondary use, aside from whatever the primary and essential use of a particula
, there's growing belief that he's being detained in north korea. nbc bay area's chris sanchez joins us live with what we're learning tonight. chris? >> hi there, jessica. we know very little about his detention. and a north korean expert says that really is what makes this a mysterious situation. that pyongyang has not tried to use this 85-year-old man to leverage anything from the u.s. just yet. >> there are some things even by north korean standards are out of the ordinary. >> north korea has not confirmed that he's being held. newman, seen here in a newsletter of the retirement community where he lives went on a ten-day trip to north korea with his friend and a tour group out of beijing. at the channing house in palo alto where newman lives, his detainment has been a hot topic. local and international news outlets report on october 26, newman was taken off the plane headed home and hasn't been heard from since. the u.s. official state department says we are aware of reports that a u.s. citizen was detained in north korea, we have no additional information to share at this time. it a
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